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Carroll County Human Relations Commission
Maryland Commission on Human Relations
410-795-8521 - voice
410-795-4637 - fax
|Contact 1||Virginia Harrison|
410-795-8521 or 410-857-2999 - voice
|Purpose||To promote harmony and understanding among the citizens of Carroll County, and to ensure that all individuals are free to exercise and enjoy all civic, economic, political, housing, recreational, and other human rights.|
|Service||Acts as an independent body in resolving problems that may result from misunderstanding, miscommunication, and unequal treatment. Through education, mediation, and compromise, when appropriate, the commission seeks to resolve these problems in a fair and equitable manner. The CCHRC serves in an advisory capacity only. It has no legal powers. If the commission cannot help the parties involved reach a fair settlement, the person(s) with the complaint may be referred to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations, which does have legal enforcement powers. Persons who feel that they have been discriminated against should report this to the CCHRC. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Foundation office.|
|Fees||No fees are charged.|
|Area Served||Serves Carroll County.|
|Subjects||Civil Rights, Human Relations, Mediation, Volunteers - Needed|
|Last Updated||16 July 2018|